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Title: Tableware
Site: Belgrade Fortress
Location/Region: Belgrade
Chrolonology: 1300 - 1500
Museum: Belgrade City Museum
Country: Serbia
Epoch: Middle Ages
Material: Clay
Dimensions: H 7,8 – 15 cm, R 15,5 – 25,8 cm
Production Technique: Spinner, curving, glazing
Bibliography: Bisеniја Pеtrоvić i dr., Мuzеј grаdа Bеоgrаdа, ur. Sеfеrоvić Nаdа, Bеоgrаd: Мuzеј grаdа Bеоgrаdа, 2003.


Table ware, also known as Zgrafito vessels, made on the spinner and decorated with painting decoration and engraved lines, than glazed, was discovered in large numbers in the Belgrade Fortress. This type of vessels was produced in the area of the Byzantine Empire from the 11th century. In our territory such vessels are mostly found during the period between the 15th and 17th century.